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The COVID-19 Death Toll Has Now Surpassed 500,000

On Sunday, the United States officially surpassed 500,000 COVID-19 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. The grim milestone arrives just weeks before March 11th. That date marks one year since the outbreak was declared a pandemic. When the virus was first discovered in China towards the end of 2019, …

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Gangrene and Swollen Tongues Added To List of COVID-19 Symptoms

The list of COVID-19 symptoms continues to grow and now includes gangrene and swollen tongues, which is seen in the most severe cases. In Italy, doctors were forced to amputate three fingers of an 86-year-old woman back in April, after they’d turned completely black from developing gangrene. COVID-19 caused severe …

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WHO Confirms That Coronavirus “Most Likely” Stemmed From Animals

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The World Health Organization says it is unlikely that the coronavirus originated inside a Chinese laboratory. The announcement came on Tuesday following the WHO investigation into where the virus initially came from. Scientists have been working the past four weeks in the county where the first case was found, Wuhan, …

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Multiple NBA Games Postponed Over COVID-19 Concerns

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The NBA has been forced to postpone multiple games following a spike in COVID-19 cases sweeping the league. The New Orleans Pelicans and Dallas Mavericks game scheduled for Monday has been delayed, and the Boston Celtics matchup with the Chicago Bulls, which was initially slated for Tuesday. Over the weekend, …

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Kamala Harris Receives First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine On National TV

On Tuesday, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris received the COVID-19 vaccine on live television in Washington, DC. Harris was administered the first dose of the Moderna vaccine by clinical nurse manager Patricia Cummings at United Medical Center. She confirmed that her husband, Doug Emhoff, would also be receiving the vaccine on …

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